Filling Petrol in a Diesel Citroen is a very common error. And its solution is based on several factors. If you want to find out what you need to do to sort it out then keep reading.
Here are the most crucial factors to to consider when deciding whether or not to have it drained:
Do not simply have any jack-of-all-trades to try to fix your automobile. We are Citroen specialists and have got the accreditation and practical experience required to ensure you are back on the road with no hassle or worry.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Citroen? Or perhaps even put contaminated fuel in your Citroen Saxo D?
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We would reach you to perform the full fuel removal & purge there on scene
When we are done you are able to get back on your way and get on with your trip
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having countrywide coverage, for Citroen motorists particularly. We primarily deal with:
We are Citroen specialists and have successfully drained hundreds of Diesel Citroen vehicles. Whether it is roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we are able to get you going again.
The process of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is generally exactly the same for most motor vehicles. As you can imagine it may vary slightly as every brand has their particular distinct fuel system. Even so it still basically follows the following principles:
When someone has put Petrol in a Diesel car they have a few very common questions. So we have compiled a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions for you
Turn off the car as soon as possible and call us. Continuing to run a vehicle on the wrong fuel can potentially damage it. We will be able to give you advice and assistance based on your circumstances
It can. However, if the problem is caught and remedied quickly the risks will be minimal. Of the 1,500 vehicles we attend every month, less than 0.5% have suffered and substantial damage requiring parts replacement.
The safe answer is none. However you might be able to get away with a very low contamination ratio. That being said, we always highly recommend draining anything over a 5% contamination ratio asap.
Putting Super Unleaded, or Shell V-Power, BP Ultimate Unleaded, etc, will have the exact same effect as putting regular unleaded petrol in your diesel car and will need to be drained out and flushed.
No! The EU Block Exemption Regulations clearly state that "the work can be carried out by as long as that garage uses manufacturer approved parts and correctly follows the manufacturer's service schedule."
This might work on some vehicles in some cases, but in the majority on instances it won't and you risk damaging the Lambda sensors as well as fuel pump and injectors, just as a regular misfuel.
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